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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

Antimicrobial and antidiabetic evaluation of local flora of medicinal plants of Pakistan: A review

Author(s):

Humera Rafi and Bhat Rayees Ahmad

Abstract:
Pakistan has variety of medicinal herbs, shrubs, and other plants, useful to treat wide range of diseases. Medicines obtained from plants have fewer side effects and are inexpensive. Natural products obtained from the biologically active plants extract are being used to explore new antibiotics to treat infectious diseases. Plants extracts are comprised of herbal antioxidants which help to boost immunity against diabetes by inhibiting peroxidation chain reaction. Alkaloids, flavonoids, and other biologically active compounds extracted from the different parts of medicinal plants have great potential to inhibit α-glucosidase.

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How to cite this article:
Humera Rafi and Bhat Rayees Ahmad. Antimicrobial and antidiabetic evaluation of local flora of medicinal plants of Pakistan: A review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2):2014-2020. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2020.v9.i2ag.11149

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